The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School 11 Plus (11+) Entrance Exam Information – Key Details

NOTE: Due to Covid, the 11+ Admissions Process for 2021 entry to Habs Boys has changed. The Round 1 exam consists of a Reasoning Test (similar to CEM Select), whilst Maths and English skills are assessed during the interview. 

 

Introduction

 

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School offers an energetic and enthusiastic learning environment for inquisitive boys. At every stage of their development, the school’s curriculum has been purposefully designed to keep all boys involved, stimulated and eager to learn. This is a school that creates an environment in which it is normal for boys to excel.

 

Situated in Elstree in Hertfordshire, it welcomes boys from all over North London and Herts. Facilities include a cutting-edge sports centre, swimming pool, a new Science and Geography Centre (the Aske Building), a fully equipped Art Studio and Design & Technology Centre, a Drama Studio, a Music School with concert hall, a multi-purpose Library, and dedicated classrooms for all subjects. Outside there are grass pitches for rugby, football and cricket, a climbing wall and an assault course

 

 

Entry Level Eleven Plus (11+) exam

School Name Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School (Habs’ Boys’)

Description Boys; day school

Age range 11-18 (Senior School)

Size 1,140 approx

Fees £6,490 per term

Address Butterfly Lane. Elstree. Hertfordshire, WD6 3AF

Email (general enquiries)office@habsboys.org.uk

Website www.habsboys.org.uk

Telephone (general enquiries and admissions): +44 (0) 208 266 1700

Head Peter Hamilton

 

Admissions Process for Habs’ Boys’ School Eleven Plus (11+) for Year 7 entry

 

Open Days

 

An all school open day is held in October and you do not need to book. Visit the school’s website here for full details.

 

If you would prefer to visit on a normal school day, then you can apply to join a small tour. 11+ tours take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9:30am. To book, contact the Admissions Office on 020 8266 1700

 

Registration

 

To register, you must fill in the form found in the back of the school’s prospectus and send back to the school. You can request a prospectus by filling in this form.

 

Make sure you double-check the school’s website for cut-off dates and deadlines. It is normally at the end of November.

 

Entrance Exams

 

11+ Habs’ Boys’ School exams are taken in English (1hr 15mins), maths (1hr) and online reasoning, usually in early January.

 

Recommended Materials

 

English

 

English practice papers, ideal for Habs’ Boys’ School eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:

 

Comprehension

 

11+ English Pack 1

 

11+ English Pack 2

 

11+ English Pack 3

 

11+ English Pack 4

 

11+ Inference Skills

 

11+ Complete Comprehension Guide

 

11+ Reading Workbook

 

Writing

 

11+ Complete Writing Guide

 

11+ Writing Prompts

 

11+ Spelling Pack 1

 

11+ Spelling Pack 2

 

Mark Schemes

 

HABS 11+ English 2014 Sample Paper

 

HABS 11+ English 2016 Sample Paper

 

Mathematics

 

Maths practice papers, ideal for Habs’ Boys’ School eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 1

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 2

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 3

 

11+ Mathematics Pack 4

 

11+ Problem Solving

 

11+ Mental Arithmetic

 

Mark Schemes

 

HABS 11+ Mathematics 2014 Sample Paper

 

Reasoning

 

Reasoning practice papers, ideal for Habs’ Boys’ School eleven plus (11+) exam preparation:

 

Non-Verbal Reasoning: Practice tests

 

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Pack 1

 

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Pack 2

 

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Pack 3

 

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Pack 4

 

Verbal Reasoning: Practice tests 

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 1

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 2

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 3

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning Pack 4

 

Verbal Reasoning: Skill specific practice

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Anagrams

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Analogies

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Codes

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Compound Words

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Embedded Words

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Form a Word

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Insert a Letter

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Letter Analogies

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Letter Calculations

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Letter Codes

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Letter Sequences

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Move a Letter

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Number Analogies

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Number Calculations

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Number Sequences

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Shuffled Sentences

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Synonyms

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Completion

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Match

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Opposites

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Pairs

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Puzzles

 

11+ Verbal Reasoning: Word Relationships

 

Online Reasoning Test

 

For online Reasoning practice, we would highly recommend the following full practice and skill practice online tests:

 

Full Practice Tests

 

CEM Select Practice Test 1

 

CEM Select Practice Test 2

 

CEM Select Practice Test 3

 

CEM Select Practice Test 4

 

CEM Select Practice Test 5

 

Skill Practice

 

CEM Select – Missing Words

 

 

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Interviews

 

Interviews take place on the same day as the exam.

 

Bursaries

 

Scholarships and bursaries are available.

 

Other Entry Points: 5+, 7+, 13+, 16+

 

Our practice tests aim to show what sort of questions were included in The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School 11+ exam past papers. The information provided about The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School was believed to be correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.

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